Published DateLACONIA — City Manager Scott Myers said yesterday that while the Department of Public Works along with the Fire and Police departments are prepared for today's storm, city offices will be open their usual hours and employees will work to their normal schedule.
School Superintendent Bob Champlin was assessing the forecast and had not made decision to either cancel classes for the day or close schools early at press time.
Myers said that together with Fire Chief Ken Erickson, Police Chief Chris Adams and Director of Public Works Paul Moynihan he participated in a conference call with state officials, including Governor Maggie Hassan, at noon yesterday and will join a second call today. He said that the National Weather Service at Gray, Maine anticipates a light, dry snowfall that should not cause power outages. However, the pace of the storm is forecast to quicken in the afternoon, making driving hazardous, and motorists are advised to be off the roads by 7 p.m.